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Re: apt-rpm article -- the features we don't have

On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 02:10:56PM +0000, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 07:06:41PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Similarly, to check the build depends of a source package file:
> >   apt-get build-dep apt-listchanges-1.49-11104cl.src.rpm
> Should this be the job of apt-get? Fetching a list of build-depends is a
> similar job to that performed by apt-cache for other fields. I always
> associate apt-get with installing and removing packages.

Yes, and "apt-get build-dep somesourcepackage" does install the
necessary build-deps, so this fits right in.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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